Stand-In (1937)

In this film, bookish bank employee Leslie Howard is ordered to investigate the near-bankrupt Colossal Studios in Hollywood, to see if the firm is any sort of good risk. Howard's first brush with Tinseltown's cuckoo atmosphere… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 29, 1937
DVD Release Date: January 28, 2003
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Inane spoof on Hollywood, deteriorates in the second half to drivel.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Clever, overlooked Hollywood satire from the quirky Tay Garnett.

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Stella Dallas
a sweet satire of the movie industry. leslie howard plays a strait-laced accountant sent in to cut costs at colossal studios, only to discover not everything… More